(Member of Mexican Mafia busted)….Actually, he is a member of the 18th Street Gang, affiliated with the Mexican Mafia.
Border Patrol agents say they witnessed a man enter the United States illegally, about 9 miles west of the Calexico Downtown Port of Entry. The man was arrested and taken to the El Centro Station for processing. A records check was performed and revealed the man had been convicted for obstruction of retaliation and sentenced to 3 years in prison. The man also admitted to being a member of the Mexican Mafia, going by the moniker La Bestia. The agents also discovered the man had been deported from the United States in 2013. The 29 year old Mexican National was being held in federal custody pending prosecution for federal crimes.